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Strategic Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £28,000
  • Home based with hot desking availability at our Glasgow City Centre office with travel across Scotland and the rest of the UK as required
  • Closing 31st May 2020

  • Advertised from 30th April 2020
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 pa (d.o.e)+ competitive charity-sector benefits. Duration: Initial 12 month contract with option to extend.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working, pension, Medicash option, discounted gym membership option, staff development and training.


Are you passionate about carers of people with dementia having their voices heard – we are!

tide are looking for a dynamic Strategic Fundraising Manager for Scotland to join our team to help us strengthen and increase the long term sustainability of tide across the Scotland.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Strategic Fundraiser who can develop an innovative approach to funding proposals which reflect the needs of carers and former carers of people with Dementia and the ambitions of tide with the power to capture funders’ imaginations.

You will focus on scoping, planning and developing funding bids to help grow income from high value funders including; corporate partners, charitable trusts and National Government bodies.

Your contribution will align with the overall Mission, Vision and outcomes of tide, complimenting both our strategic business and delivery plans as well as ensuring we meet the outcomes of our Income Generation Strategy, translating into fundable proposals for tide to secure new income and partnerships.

About You

As Strategic Fundraising Manager (Scotland), you will:

  • Work closely with the Head of Business Development and Performance and the Head of tide Development and National Lead for tide in Scotland to identify opportunities for growth of the business; identifying new potential income streams and producing strategies to access these funds
  • Draft, submit and manage proposals for funding through tenders, grants, sponsorship and commissions
  • Create and maintain a resource directory of current national, regional and local information to support funding opportunities, including demographics, research reports, commissioning priorities and information from colleagues working on specific projects
  • Build collaborative relationships with key partners, developing joint funding proposals where this will add value
  • Represent tide at meetings and events as appropriate, promoting tide’s corporate messages in a consistent and professional manner

About the Life Story Network and Tide

Life Story Network’s mission is to transform society through the power of life stories to unlock people’s potential and improve their wellbeing.

Tide is a registered charity and our programme works with carers of people with dementia, investing in their personal development to unlock their potential; we empower them to recognise their own value and the contribution they make as individuals and as a collective. We do this through our Carer Development Programme, our Involvement Network and providing influencing opportunities at national, regional and local levels.

Application notes

If this sounds like you, please click here for the application pack. The job description, application form and demographic monitoring form are provided below.

Closing date: Sunday 31st May 2020

Shortlisting: Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Interview (Virtual): Friday 12th June 2020